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sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> romney says obama bought the election. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. you'd have thought that mitt romney would have stopped this crap. during the campaign he was out there selling it, that president obama was buying black votes by dumping the work requirement for welfare. remember that little sugar plum? it had it all, the accusation that minority voters could be scarfed up with a little chump change. throw them a little something and the votes would come pouring back. here he was yesterday, romney, schmoozing with his donor base about how the whole thing went wrong. it seems the president did a little wholesale purchasing, he said. he bought the minority with health care and bought the students with free student loans. great work there, mitt. you're at it again with your double barrels. one, claims that aren't true, and, two, that old dog whistle of yours. fact. people in the income bracket you mentioned have to kick in to get health care. fact, students still ha
opportunity he has to stick a thumb in barack obama's eye. but jonathan is completely right. he picked the wrong person here. susan rice had nothing to do with benghazi. but look, the republicans are facing an electoral wipeout in the last election. they still want to oppose barack obama any way they can, but what's their excuse? because the american people have now chosen barack obama over the republican guy. so what do they do? they have to gin up a conspiracy, a scandal of some sort, something they can attach the word "gate" to. now it's benghazi-gate. >> ron, you got it. this is the big alternative universal view of their world view in which you don't know what color the sky is over there. but they believe that this is as big as watergate, and although nixon got re-elected in '72, he will come down by '74. even though this guy won in '12, he will come down by '14 because of this big gate ron mentioned. they have it in their head this is big time. >> in 1997 after bill clinton got re-elected but before lewinsky, the republicans tried to do the same thing on chinese fund-raising. rem
's cara liu is live with the call the protesters are making to president obama. >> reporter: passionate protest going on right now. 120 people right now. many carrying signs that say stop u.s. aid to israel. their message, stop the war in gaza. across the street we have folks in a counter protest, waving flags saying stop using gaza as a launching pad and wanting to highlight the strong relationship the u.s. has with israel. >> jewish community stands behind israel right now. no one wants war but every citizen has a right to be defended by its country. >> there has been a false presentation, israel retaliating, already there are more palestinian casualties than israeli. >> reporter: dozens of police officers are here trying to make sure things stay peaceful. it has been a peaceful protest. another protest is planned for tomorrow. live in downtown san francisco, cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> how does your child shape up? a new study shows a troubling trend. >> if you drink alcohol, how many extra calories that means for you on average. >>> the state department says many of californi
. >> eric: it's still going to be tob tough. hostess, thousands of layoffs expected right here into the bay area. >> kristen: important meeting happening today as president obama and congressional leaders try to avoid that fiscal cliff. >> and trading is under way on wall street. live look at the big board. dow is down about 6 1/2 points. >>> shot of tahoe where snow showers are rolling through. have fun skiing next th week and next weekend if you are going. entire state is going to get wet today. temperatures will be pretty mild. 50s and 60s and 78 at palm springs. if you are heading up to the mountains, winter weather advisory. 5-11 inches of snow. >> eric: new this morning, hostess brands announcing it is going out of business. hostess is laying off work force of more than 18,000 people including 140 workers at the bakery in oakland which a distributor of hostess products. texas based company a nationwide strike crippled its ability to deliver products. hostess had warned employees it would file a motion to sell off assets if plant operations didn't return to normal level by last night.
of an instinct on obama's part to press forward in a second term by reaching out more. >> all right. very good. >> jon meacham. >> have you sent one to the president yet? >> i have not. i should do that. >> you need to do that, jon. you need to sign it and send it to the president. he's a big reader. >> as ever, you're ahead of me. so i'll do that. thank you. >> all right, jon meacham, the new book, "thomas jefferson: the art of power." >>> when we come back, vice chair of the senate intelligence committee, senator saxby chambliss, also "bloomberg's" josh green on the three factors he says will decide the fiscal cliff. and david gregory joins the set as well. there's david. >> all right. >> keep it right here on "morning joe." anncr: some politicians seem to think medicare and... social security are just numbers in a budget. well, we worked hard for those benefits. we earned them. and if washington tries to cram decisions about the future... of these programs into a last minute budget deal... we'll all pay the price. aarp is fighting to protect seniors with responsible... solutions that streng
unemployment claims. on thursday dow down 28, nasdaq down 9. >>> president obama is meeting with congressional leaders today to discuss the so-called "fiscal cliff." the president is also meeting with 13 heads of civil rights groups to discuss his negotiations with congress to avert automatic tax increases and spending cuts that are set to go into effect on january 1. obama wants tax increases on the wealthy but many republicans say they will not accept higher tax rates. >>> and the red ink gets deeper for the financially troubled u.s. postal service. the agency reported a record loss of almost $16 billion for the fiscal year that ended on september 30. the postal service is not taxpayer-funded. it blames much of the problems on congress for forcing it to pay a fund for future retiree health benefits. you know, $16 billion, that's a big loss for them. we know they have been struggling but not getting any better. >> not at all. >> doesn't sound like it. ashley, i have to tell you that frank bought himself an early christmas present. just got it in the mail yesterday? >> i got it yesterday. it's
,000 ballots remain to be counted and b era is leading by 5,800 votes. >>> president obama spent three hours looking at the damage and meeting with people who are still suffering. in new jersey right after the storm the president promised to see the rebuilding through until it is complete. >> and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure we have followed through on that commitment. >> reporter: there are still thousands of people without power. 17 days after that storm and countless homes that are unfortunately beyond repair. >>> an oakland based national youth program is about to receive a prestigious award. it's one of 12 programs chosen out of a pool of 350 organizations. the award is presented at a ceremony at the white house. youth radio teaches students how to produce radio programs. >>> organizers of a christmas party for some special children's day may be a little less special. the party is for kids with cerebral palsy. it has been a hit for several years. but it's getting harder to raise money. families with the impai
to be counted and b era is leading by 5,800 votes. >>> president obama spent three hours looking at the damage and meeting with people who are still suffering. in new jersey right after the storm the president promised to see the rebuilding through until it is complete. >> and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure we have followed through on that commitment. >> reporter: there are still thousands of people without power. 17 days after that storm and countless homes that are unfortunately beyond repair. >>> an oakland based national youth program is about to receive a prestigious award. it's one of 12 programs chosen out of a pool of 350 organizations. the award is presented at a ceremony at the white house. youth radio teaches students how to produce radio programs. >>> organizers of a christmas party for some special children's day may be a little less special. the party is for kids with cerebral palsy. it has been a hit for several years. but it's getting harder to raise money. families with the impairment are often isolat
downgraded again -- >> ever since the election, i keep trying to just focus right on what we're talking about and that is this high end marginal rates on the 250 and above. obama has at this point said that so much times that, i don't know, he's kind of like drawing a line in the sand there. >> oh, yeah. >> we decided yesterday that was one thing that he is at 250 and 39.6. >> i'm still not convinced it's 39.6%. i do think 250 is the line. >> i don't think we're 35% and trying to find deductions anymore. >> the house was 55% stayed republican. so they have the same claim that their constituents elected them to hold the line on this. i saw comments from dave camp that this game that he keeps playing with, i've got the pen, i'm ready to sign it, it's just delaying. it's a nonstarter according to the people that stopped it the last intwo years. >> today is the first day that they'll all be meeting at the white house. and today is the first day that we don't know what's going to happen. >> the issues are so big in terms of entitlements. the fiscal cliff is one thin, but the issues are so -- the f
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